Mexican-American Bar Association (MABA) PAC Endorses Ardy Kassakhian for Assembly

Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the Mexican-American Bar Association (MABA) PAC has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. Composed of attorneys and civic leaders of diverse backgrounds, MABA PAC aims at empowering the Latino community by encouraging civic involvement and the election of leaders who will ensure that the American dream is available to people from all backgrounds. “As the son of immigrants, Ardy Kassakhian understands the challenges that millions of Californian families face,” said MABA PAC President Felipe Plascencia. “In the legislature, we are confident that Ardy will fight for working families and immigrants, make government more responsive to their needs, and ensure that public colleges and universities are accessible to all.”

For Immediate Release
January 14, 2016
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Mexican-American Bar Association (MABA) PAC Endorses Ardy Kassakhian for Assembly
Influential civic group stands behind for Ardy for Assembly District 43

GLENDALE – Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the Mexican-American Bar Association (MABA) PAC has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43.  Composed of attorneys and civic leaders of diverse backgrounds, MABA PAC aims at empowering the Latino community by encouraging civic involvement and the election of leaders who will ensure that the American dream is available to people from all backgrounds.

“As the son of immigrants, Ardy Kassakhian understands the challenges that millions of Californian families face,” said MABA PAC President Felipe Plascencia. “In the legislature, we are confident that Ardy will fight for working families and immigrants, make government more responsive to their needs, and ensure that public colleges and universities are accessible to all.”

Ardy Kassakhian has demonstrated broad community support. Since launching his campaign last year, he has raised more than $300,000 and received endorsements from State Treasurer John Chiang, State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson, and a growing coalition of labor unions including the Los Angeles Police Protective League, Teamsters Joint Council 42, IATSE Local 80 and the Glendale City Employees Association.

About Ardy Kassakhian

Ardy Kassakhian grew up and attended public schools in Glendale. He was first elected Glendale City Clerk in 2005. As Clerk, he has reduced government waste by introducing environmentally sound practices, made election information easier to access and worked to increase voter participation. Ardy graduated from UCLA and the Executive Program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He lives with his wife Courtney and their young son in Glendale.

Ardy Kassakhian is running to represent Assembly District 43, which includes the communities of Burbank, Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta-Montrose and the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Atwater Village, East Hollywood, Franklin Hills, Hollywood Hills, Los Feliz and Silver Lake. The primary election will be held on June 7, 2016. To learn more about Ardy Kassakhian, visit his website at www.ArdyforAssembly.com or follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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